Education for sustainability: A study of curriculum, teachers' and students' understanding (NIAS/SSc/EDU/U/RR/21/2020)

Publication Type:

Reports

Source:

NIAS, Bangalore (2020)

ISBN:

978-93-83566-42-6

Keywords:

Education for climate-change, Education for Sustainability, Habitus for Sustainability, sustainable development, Teachers’ Understanding

Abstract:

The study reported in this document reviewed textbooks and observed 35 teachers from two different schools in Bengaluru. Findings suggests that the school curriculum has provisions for teachers to talk about sustainability in a meaningful way. However, teachers appeared unprepared to teach about sustainability. Using Bordieuan analysis the study proposes that teachers do not possess a habitus for sustainability and suggest ways to build the same.